Department News and Announcements Archive


Professor Ball in New York Times

Professor Ball in New York Times
A recent 214-page paper by Professor Laurence Ball entitled “The Fed and Lehman Brothers” was discussed in a New York Times article. It says “a widely respected academic – Laurence M. […]


Nicholas Papageorge’s Research Cited in Science Magazine

Nicholas Papageorge’s Research Cited in Science Magazine
Assistant Professor Nicholas Papageorge’s research, jointly with Seth Gershenson and Stephen B. Holt, was cited in the July 1, 2016 issue of Science Magazine.   Their research on teacher expectations found […]


Four Graduate Students Receive 2015-2016 Awards

The Economics Department is pleased to announce that four graduate students have received awards for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Ed Crawley received the Eugenio and Patricia Castillo Award for the […]


JHU Economics Has Moved

JHU Economics Has Moved
As of January 2016, the Department of Economics has relocated to the fifth floor of Wyman Park Building. This is our new home. Mergenthaler Hall was left by economists and […]


In Memoriam

In Memoriam
Herbert E. Scarf (1930-2015):  mathematical economist and a well-wisher of the JHU economics department.  A Memorial statement can be of  found here.


Professor Jon Faust Investigates the Myth of Normal

Professor Jon Faust Investigates the Myth of Normal
Professor Jon Faust wrote a joint paper with Professor Eric M. Leeper (Indiana University) on “The Myth of Normal: The Bumpy Story of Inflation and Monetary Policy.” It was mentioned […]